Monday , January 24 2022

US to train ‘Ukrainian insurgents’ in EU – media

The US is mulling a strategy of subverting Russia’s aims, without direct involvement, in case it invades Ukraine, the New York Times reported on Friday, adding that it may involve arming and training Ukrainian fighters in Europe. American President Joe Biden has apparently not made up his mind about what …

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Russia makes vaccine passports policy change

Russian lawmakers have postponed consideration of a bill that would introduce a nationwide system of QR-code vaccine passes, saying that the law needs to be adapted to deal with the new Omicron variant of Covid-19. Tatyana Golikova, the deputy prime minister for social policy, labor, health and pension provision, told …

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Johnson’s plan to dodge resignation uncovered by media

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is working on a plan to help him survive as head of government following a probe into parties his office allegedly held in breach of Covid-19 rules, The Independent has reported. The prime minister, who is reportedly personally involved in drawing up the plan, dubbed …

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Most detailed 3D map of universe released

The most detailed 3D map of the universe to date, showing the location of 7.5 million galaxies, has been published by the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) cosmic survey project. The map, released on Thursday by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is leading the project, is the result of the …

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Video smashes all-time record on YouTube

Catchy kids’ song ‘Baby Shark’, which was already the most-viewed clip on YouTube, has conquered another milestone by becoming the first video on the platform to garner 10 billion views. The South Korean educational company behind the viral sensation, Pinkfong, celebrated the record on Thursday, calling on kids worldwide to …

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Republican senator introduces Fauci Act

Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kansas) plans to introduce a bill dubbed the Fauci Act, aimed at making government officials’ financial information readily available. This is after the senator clashed with Dr. Anthony Fauci at a hearing. Marshall will introduce a bill called the Financial Accountability for Uniquely Compensated Individuals (FAUCI) Act, …

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NFTs, play-to-earn games, and why everyone hates them

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